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contra costa. >> county fire officials say the defeat of a parcel tax last november leaves them no option. >> in oakland, police overwhelmed by a wave of gang killings. today the chief told us what he needs to turn the tide. and in marin county, a first=ever gun buyback program runs into an unexpected hitch. (male announcer) this is the bay area news station, kron 4 news starts now.empty fire stations in >> pam: empty fire stations contra costa county tonight. with not enough money in the budget - four fire-houses are now shut down. good evening, i'm pam moore. tonight - j-r stone is live where community members are expressing their concern. but, first grant lodes is standing by at the big board. to show us which areas are affected. grant? >> four stations close today in contra costa county. in martinez - station 12 on shell avenue. in lafayette - station 16 on los arabis avenue. walnut creek loses station 4 on hawthorne drive. and in clayton, station 11 on center avenue. kron four's j-r stone is live tonight in >> there is a community meeting that begins at 6:00 p.m. directly b
. someone get me a latte will ya, please? >>> time to talk taxes with passage of proposition 30 more californians pay the highest state income tax in the nation. will the latest bump push them out? we bring in larry gerston and there's a lot of money at stake here. >> we need wealthy people here. that's for sure. here's why, jessica. before proposition 30 passed, the wealthiest 1% of californians paid 40% of all state income taxes or about $20 billion annually. that's particularly important because the income tax itself accounts for more than 60% of the state general fund. and the proportion paid by the wealthy will be even higher once proposition 30 kicks in. >> it's not really realistic to think that rich people will up and leave the state. >> there are no indication of wealthy flight that's for sure. it's just the opposite. according to public policy institute of california, the ones that leave every year have low incomes, little education and higher unemployment rates more so than the state as a holhol whole. even after voters pass the millionaires tax in 2004, the state still ma
a smaller. that is because the payroll tax holiday is over as part of the economic stimulus plan. all americans sought a 2 percent cut in their social security payroll tax was dropped from 6.2 down to 4.2%. that tax cut was not renewed by congress of the tax credit back to where it was in 2010 so expected to 82% last in your take-home pay. >> we have some changes in the forecast here is erica. >> that is right it will get warmer as we transition into the weekend. we really does have to get through this morning because it is a cold start. it will be warmer this after no but let's look at some of the cold spots and the bay area. this entire list includes temperatures in the '20s. about zero is 27 degrees, 28 for vallejo in fairfield. concord 29 and to address will continue to drop because these are not even your morning lows. around sunrise are around 730 this morning freeze warning and frost advisory are in effect from the national weather service. i don't think eyes as much of a factor today because the air is so dry. there's no moisture to talk about. it will be a cold one but i do n
is smaller. that is because the payroll tax holiday is over as part of the economic stimulus plan. all americans sought a 2 percent cut in their social security if payroll tax. this drop from 6.2 social security if payroll tax. [ male announcer ] subway has so many heart-healthy and delicious meals certified by the american heart association. look for the heart check on your favorite subway fresh fit meals, from the tempting turkey breast & black forest ham with spinach to the protein-rich roast beef, and more. all five grams of fat or less. try 'em with juicy, ripe tomatoes, cool cucumbers or crisp green peppers. start your new year right with a heart-healthy meal at your neighborhood subway today. subway. eat fresh. new jobs are here, and by 2025, we could have millions more that demand qualified college graduates. many in the bay area. at devry university, our market-responsive bachelor's and master's degree programs can give you what you need to succeed in today's careers and the ones on the horizon. get the know how you need for a new tomorrow at our 4 bay area locations, online o
cut in social security taxes to expire, mean that social security taxes have increase thousand by 2%. economists anticipate the payroll increase tax hike will reduce u.s. house hold incomes by a collective $125 billion this year. >>> a another brutely cold night and into tomorrow morning. it is going to be freezing and below freezing once again. a look here at the pattern. we remain with the trough to the east of us. a ridge of high pressure to the west, but this ridge is slowly nudging east, and eventually, by midweek wednesday and lasting into the weekend, it will be overis, and that is going to bringis warmer weather. so warmer weather on the horizon, it's not going to be here in time for tomorrow morning. tomorrow morning very cold once again. lows sinking back into the 20s and 30s. if you're just joining us, freeze and frost advisories once again, freeze for our inland valley location,, that frost will be with you as you start the day, perhaps even a little bit of black ice. tomorrow morning 27 in santa rosa. upper 20s in concord. 27 in fairfield, freezing in san jose. below fr
the city counsel stopped the increase of taxes. >> today, mavericks will begin get southing -- setting up the festival which is expected to be packed with visitors. >> way too many customers and probably not enough food. >> a high surf advisory has beenish issued. authorities are morning to be careful with the waves like this one. stay tuned coverage on the mavericks surfing competition. you can watch online at ktvu.com or use our mobile ap. >>> if you are heading out to the beach today, you want to avoid the water because the waves are coming in. >>> sure, the sneaker waves are exactly what they are called. they can wash you out, especially the little ones oen the beaches. be prepared if you are going out there. it's going to be a nice beach day, just be prepared. look at the golden sun, plenty in store. we will continue with the cool conditions at least in the next hour or so. a rapid warm up. here's a look at what we are expecting, anywhere from 8 to 10 feet today. out at mavericks for the afternoon tomorrow, the waves hitting 30 feet and above. it's going to be a great day to observe
to come how the a's rewarding manager melvin. >> caught on video. police officers lift a tax which their bare hands to save a trapped man. look at this. see more also here. >> biggest gathering on earth is now under way. stay with us. 7 news at 9:00 [ woman ] ring. ring. progresso. i just served my mother-in-law your chicken noodle soup but she loved it so much... i told her it was homemade. everyone tells a little white lie now and then. but now she wants my recipe [ clears his throat ] [ softly ] she's right behind me isn't she? [ male announcer ] progresso. you gotta taste this soup. of green giant vegetables it's easy to eat like a giant... ♪ and feel like a green giant. ♪ ho ho ho ♪ green giant >> well not only new york fin finest but may new york strongest. looking at amateur video of police officers lifting up a taxi that had just run of a man. officers apparently chasing the guy when he ran right in front of the cab. cops then literally lifted the taxi up and swung it away from the pinned man. he was taken to the hospital in critical condition. >>> huge redwoo
the fiscal cliff debate, congress allowed a temporary cut in social security taxes to expire, mean that social security taxes have increase thousand by 2%. economists anticipate the payroll increase tax hike will reduce u.s. house hold incomes by a collective $125 billion this year. >>> a another brutely cold night and into tomorrow morning. it is going to be freezing and below freezing once again. a look here at the pattern. we remain with the trough to the east of us. a ridge of high pressure to the west, but this ridge is slowly nudging east, and eventually, by midweek wednesday and lasting into the weekend, it will be overis, and that is going to bringis warmer weather. so warmer weather on the horizon, it's not going to be here in time for tomorrow morning. tomorrow morning very cold once again. lows sinking back into the 20s and 30s. if you're just joining us, freeze and frost advisories once again, freeze for our inland valley location,, that frost will be with you as you start the day, perhaps even a little bit of black ice. tomorrow morning 27 in santa rosa. upper 20s in c
. >> for decades we've been told don't tax the upper class because the less tax they have, the better it is for the middle class. true or false? >> false. the idea of the job creators belies -- the truth about the economy is the vast middle class, everybody is aspiring to join the middle class, they are the job creators because their spending creates jobs. >> we've been sold on this for years. >> i don't know why they've been sold on this. trickle-down economics, the idea if you give more tax breaks to people at the top and companies at the top, you're going to create jobs, has been proven over and over again to be false. >> some amazing insight. what's next for robert reich? he says if the president asks, he would go back to washington. as for now he loves teaching at cal and just released his latest book called "beyond outraged. "you can find the segment on nbcbayarea.com/the interview. >>> new details in the hostage standoff in algeria. the u.s. confirms one american worker at the natural gas complex is dead. the plant is located in northern africa in the sahara desert about 800 mi
the california's budget picture is ing a lot rosier. >>> governor brown's prop 30 tax measure is in effect in california's budget picture is looking a lot rosier. >> it does, but there's some question now about how the governor got it top billing on the ballot. here's melissa griffin. an appeals court has ruled on a sneaky move by the governor. >> exactly. there's a reason why his measure was the top of the ticket. and molly monger's competing tax measure was far down on the ticket. and they revealed it was a abuse of power. generally the conventional wisdom is things at the top of the ballot have a better chance of passings, the further down they get on the ballot, they are more likely to vote no or not vote. how do we decide what order things go on the ballot. traditionally it's been determined by who gets their signatures in first. in last year's election, the pta backed income tax for education got their signatures in first so they should have been at the top of the ballot. jerry brown was in a pickle. he needed his prop 30 on the ballot and needed
because property tax revenues have dropped and a tax measure pick up the cost of those lost revenues was voted down. >> tickets for a san jose sharks at regular season finally go on sale in just a couple of hours from now. jackie sissel is live outside of h-p pavilion that we can finally reach brand of the shark tank. >> game tickets are going on sale today. i have video from yesterday or this sharks to add to the eyes for the first time and public. this is good news and the tickets go on sale today at 10:00 a.m.. most people will go on ticketmaster and that is the best way to do it. because of how cold it is most people most likely stay on the computer at home. you can also to aid the pavilion. they will be handing out numbered wristbands. at 830 they would be read and trying to find out will go first and then people could start buying tickets at 10:00 a.m.. you can't get up to the end tickets per game and eight games. here we are almost half way through january and there are many sharks fans in san jose and it is an exciting day. >> i bet any high tea is a good idea for the fans an
for tax reform by closing loopholes for the wealthiest americans. if we combine a balanced package of savings from spending on health care and revenues from closing loopholes, we consult the deficit issue without sacrificing our investments in things like education that are going to help us grow. it turns out the american people agree with me. they listened to an entire year's debate over this issue, and they made a clear decision about the approach they prefer. they do not think it is fair to ask a senior to pay more for his or her health care or a scientist to shut down like that saving research so that a multi millionaire investor can take less in tax rates then a second trip -- and a secretary. they do not think it is smart to protect and as corporate loopholes and tax breaks for the wealthiest americans rather than rebuild roads and schools or help manufacturers bring jobs back to america. they want us to get our books in order in a balanced way where everyone pulls their weight, everyone does their part. that is what i want as well. that is what i have proposed. we can get it
priorities. >> they are projecting a $2 billion short fall. the difference is due tax revenue projections n creased savings and repayments of loans. >>> more and more commuters are riding the bart to work. ktvu's rob roth is in san francisco at one of two stations that bart is taking a close look at. rob? >> reporter: it is the heart of the evening commute and we are here at the bart station, this is the busiest station in the system and many commuters say it is too crowded. but bart is looking at ways to make the commute more comfortable. >> reporter: commuters at the bart station say -- >> it is hectic. >> reporter: gets more crowded by the day. with 391,000 passengers taking bart each week day, ridership is at an all time high and the two most crowded stations are embarcadero and montgomery and that could get worse. ridership could hit $700,000 a day. >> bart staff is thinking about what type of solutions can we implement to address the growing capacity. >> reporter: such potential solutions could include escalators. make these seating areas smaller. it would save space. >> my only consi
of the new year many will be wondering why. >> the check smaller. that is because the payroll tax holiday is over as part of the economic stimulus plan. >> all american saw a 2 percent cut in their social security payroll tax. which dropped from 6.2 down to 4.2. the tax cut was not renewed by congress, so the tax reverted back to where it was in 2010. so expect to percent less in your take- home pay. >> beverage co. coca-cola says, it must work with communities to fight obesity. >> the company's debut in this video on national cable news network. >> the two-minute video will encourage people to be mindful of calories and how can affect wait. >> the company says, the point is the video is to emphasize what coca-cola is doing to offer customers help the options. >> i will look a frost in thand freeze advisory warning coming up in my next report. i have never encountered such a burning sensation... until i had the shingles. it was like a red rash. like somebody had set a bag of hot charcoal on my neck. i had no idea it came from chickenpox. it's something you never want to encounter. for mor
for the new tenants. >> homes for people, tax revenue to schools. it'll be a true asset. >> reporter: developers claim they may let a few owners remain briefly. some owners are daring to be evicted. >> i'm saying because this is the state of california, the people's property right here. >> reporter: the state lands commission may some day reopen the outer marina. as of midnight tonight, sailors are more or less homeless. >> boating is an adventure. it's on to the next adventure for us. >> reporter: at midnight they plan some sort of civil disobedience. >> cool one again today. cold start. things start to warm up as we go towards the weekend. one of the things to note is it's going to be dry. look at the cloud movement here. it's going this way a bit. out here as well. that's the wrong direction for rain. that's where we are. we have a north-northeast flow in the upper atmosphere. way up there. that means temperatures are going to begin to warm a little bit. these are the highs from today. it did warm a little bit. cold in concord. cool in fairfield. it weres tomorrow will be warmer s
for tech companies that want tax breaks. right foul those employers only have to show they are trying to hire locals for some entry level jobs. >>> lance armstrong doping and deception could cost him millions of dollars. the u.s. postal service sponsored his team from 1990 to 2004. the government has rejected his offer to give back $5 million. armstrong's confession airs to tomorrow. but the world antidoping agency says it will take more than a tv interview. >>> the board of supervisors gave initial approval to a ban on smoking at fairs and festivals including the fillmore jazz festival. promotions would have to mention no smoking is allowed at though events. it would also require one no smoking sign and announcements every two hours at the event. the idea needs final approval when the board meets later this month. >>> time now 4:46. the number of people sent to emergency rooms because of energy drinks has doubled in the past four years. now most of the 20,000 people that sought medical attention were young adults. energy drinks can cause a range of health problems including insomnia,
was when the city council vetted against putting a tax on last november's ballot to help the police department's finances. chief moore said if he decided he didn't have the support of city leaders it was time for him to go. san jose has not decided on a permanent replacement for him. >>> story of an attempted kidnapping in san jose is thousand being called a lie. the child's mother confessed to making up the story. coming up at 4:45 what is expected to happen next in the case and reaction from the community. >>> the local cycling community is split on whether to believe lance armstrong's apology for using performance enhancing drugs. >> i made my decisions. they are my case. i'm sitting here today to acknowledge that and to say i'm sorry for that. >> armstrong's long awaited interview with oprah winfrey aired last night. after denying doping allegations for years he confessed to taking banned substances to win seven tour de france titles. some local cyclists watching the interview request questioned the motives. >> we race clean, we race fair because we love to do it. >> other cycli
. >> this is what we get ready for because people get their tax returns and get the money, and so that's the big hit as well. people come to buy cars because there's not enough inventory. compared to other cars a good 30 or 40 cars. >> reporter: if you have any information about this robbery, you are asked to call the alameda county sheriff's department live in hayworth, kimberly tere, nbc bay area n s news. >>> we want to take you live to washington, d.c., now. some great pictures coming to us from the commander in chief's ball. this is one of the two inaugural balls for president obama, and you see the first lady there, jennifer hudson is singing, and a nice dance. they've been dancing the last few minutes. it looks like they're just wrapping up. they got to this ball about 20 minutes ago. it's the commander in chief's ball, open to anyone in the military, of course with an invitation, it's open for you. let's listen in briefly to the president and the first lady. ♪ >> a wonderful day and an amazing evening for both of them, and it's been a long day for them. and from this commander in chief's
and labor. less the sales tax. there is no combination. i don't know where they got that number from. >> here being look yourself. we contact the company again, and it offered an additional $131.72. which brings total to $500 which is the amount specified in the contract. and in the future, she will leave the pool out of the home warranty. >> i'm just going to pay our pool servicing guy to do whatever he needs to could do. >> the bbb gives sensible home warranty a d minus rating. >> thank you. >> sure. >> we're following breaking news for you now in san jose two. children have been knit a crosswalk. >> they were riding or walking across the street east of king street. >> one bike is underneath the small suv. we have a crew at the scene and will update you at 9:00 and 11:00. >> and now, let's focus again on weather. and cold front its good beginning to ease up. clear skies tonight. the cold snap is winding down. look for sunny skies. it will be cool in northern parts of the state. highs into low to mid-50s. upper 60s in los angeles, mid-60s into san diego. tomorrow, after a chilly sta
to a new tax revenue from proposition 30 as well as spending cuts. >>> the social media is buzzing about a possible announcement by facebook. janine de la vega joins us now from menlo park with more on a mystery event that is going to take place in just a few hours, good morning. >> reporter: good morning pam, we did see several news vehicles and as the morning goes on the area is expected to fill up and that's because at 10:00 a.m. facebook is anticipating a news conference to unveil something. we don't know what that something is just yet but they say come see what we are building. most people agree they are not talking about an actual building even though they are expanding their campus. some analysts are shooting down the idea of a phone because mark zuckerberg said a phone does not make sense. facebook is his top pry yourty and -- priority and he may unveil a search engine so users would not have to leave the facebook site. it has caused the facebook stock to end on a six month high on friday and the question is, will it live up to its hype. conferences have been pretty low key but
hospital gets property tax funds through voter-approved bonds, so it must follow the same public meeting laws as the city council. instead, leaders reportedly discussed the cuts behind closed doors without any public notice and did not hold a vote. when asked about the legality of this issue, a lawyer for the hospital told the tribune that public notice was not required. >>> researchers have an answer for pregnant women worried that getting the flu vaccine could put their babies at risk. it won't. it turns out the most dangerous course of action is not getting the flu shot. the study looked at more than 117,000 pregnancies in norway. it found that women who caught the flu while pregnant had almost twice the chance of miscarriage. even if women got the flu after getting vaccinated, they were much less likely to miscarry. >>> the big question, what will you be watching this sunday, the 49ers or the best surfers from around the world? surf's up and mavericks is on. half moon bay and pillar point getting ready for the biggest party in the past few years. jean elle joins us in half moon bay.
hernandez. >>> amazon's fourth quarter report will reveal their role into the new sales tax requirement. some industry experts say the new requirement helps level the playing field with brick and mortar stores. >>> designers are shopping now for train cars and expect to have bids for the first section tomorrow. california system is also teaming up with amtrak which is planning high speed trains for the east coast. the two figure the combining buying power will lead to better deals. >>> a pilot from bakers field has suffered a lawsuit after experiences brain damage from a leak. the pilot was rushed to the hospital after being found unconscious in his hotel room. the pilot accuses the hotel owner, hilton of misconduct. >>> the lithium batteries caused -- the americans are federal safety investigators and two representatives from boeing. >>> american airlines unveiled its new logo today it is the first change in 40 years. the word american appears in large letters and there are red and blue horizontal bars on the tail. another change may be coming. american is expected to decide soon if it
will reveal their role into the new sales tax requirement. some industry experts say the new requirement helps level the playing field with brick and mortar stores. >>> designers are shopping now for train cars and expect to have bids for the first section tomorrow. california system is also teaming up with amtrak which is planning high speed trains for the east coast. the two figure the combining buying power will lead to better deals. >>> a pilot from bakers field has suffered a lawsuit after experiences brain damage from a leak. the pilot was rushed to the hospital after being found unconscious in his hotel room. the pilot accuses the hotel owner, hilton of misconduct. >>> the lithium batteries caused -- the americans are federal safety investigators and two representatives from boeing. >>> american airlines unveiled its new logo today it is the first change in 40 years. the word american appears in large letters and there are red and blue horizontal bars on the tail. another change may be coming. american is expected to decide soon if it will merge with u.s. airways. for what it's worth u.
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or get tax breaks to hire people who live in the city. right now they only have to consider hiring san francisco residents. just consider that. >>> commuting in luxury during this mornings bart and ferry rides. think complimentary massages and gourmet treats. representatives will be pampering riders of the golden gate ferries and people at the powell, embarcadero, and montgomery bart stations. >>> the mavericks big wave surfing competition could be held in half-moon bay this sunday. organizers say there is a big swell coming but they won't know if the conditions are exactly right until about 48 hours before the event. spectators won't be allowed on the beach this year because of safety concerns. organizers say the best way to watch is online. >>> do you see a wave of traffic on 280 and 80? >> i like that. very creative. >> he's good. >> we're looking at the commute on 280 northbound. i always want to hear about this because it gets busy later. it looks good right now. i also want tory mind you there was a -- remind you there was a big rig that reports there were shots fired at his truc
sales tax measure on last november's ballot to help the police department with its money. moore says he decided if he didn't have the support of city officials, it was time for him to go. san jose by the way has not yet named a permanent replacement for chief moore. >>> 49ers fever sweeping the bay area. the team is one win away from the super bowl. ktvu janine de la vega is in san jose as fans gear up for the game. janine. >> reporter: we're here in downtown and one place that is expected to be packed with 49er fans is this sports bar on santa clara street. whenever the big games like this they usually bring in extra staff to happened l the crowds and make sure the beer is flowing. bay area fans have been stocking up on 49ers memorabilia. they plan on wearing their jerseys to cheer the team on when they take on the falcons on sunday. this is the second year in a row the niners made it to the nfc championship. they are one game away from playing at the super bowl in new orleans. we talked to fans this morning. >> i would love to go to a sports bar. so me and a couple buddies plan to wat
to retire after the city council refused to put a sales tax hike on the november ballot which he wanted to help fund the department. >>> university of california president mark yudolf announced today he plans to step down in august. yudolff says he's been dealing with a number of health issues and while he's overcome them he says it's time to change his professional life. he says he plans to return to uc berkeley to teach law. >>> uc berkeley says it's received a report number of applications for the next freshman class. some 67,000 people have applied. that's a 10% hike from last year when 61,000 tried to get in. freshman applicants can expect to hear if they were expected on march 28. transfer students will know on april 26th. >>> california's latest employment report shows job growth holding steady statewide while the bay area saw its best year in more than a decade. unemployment remained at 9.8% that's the same as december. the nine county region added more than 91,000 jobs that's the best annual growth in a dozen years since 2000. that's when the bay area added 129,000 jobs at the
of taxing health issues. though these challenges have been largely overcome, i feel it is time to make a change in my professional lifestyle. he did not elaborate on his health problems. >>> the number of freshman applicants to attend the system for 2013 marks a record high. nearly 175,000 students have applied to attend the university of california next fall. that's a 10.7% increase over last fall. the largest increase is at uc santa cruz with a 16.9% jump in freshmen applicants. u.c. berkeley saw the smallest increase at 9.7%. it is 5:36. -- jack donated an nintendo wii to the burn unit. he got help from the burn foundation which facilitated the fundraising. the 13-year-old said the wii can help burn victims recover from their injuries. >> it helps them stretch and recover from -- if they don't stretch they can cringe up and it's not good. so this helps them have fun and also recover at the same time. >> jack raised more than $1,500.00 to buy the wii and other items. he said he came up with the idea for the scouting project because his mother is a nurse in the burn unit. >>> now here
a risk to public safety. >>> many jobs and programs are being saved thanks to governor brown's tax initiative. they no longer plan to get rid of all librarian positions. art and music teaching jobs are being saved. they need to implement five furlough days and increase the personal income tax on high income earners and increase the sales tax for four years. >>> this is raising questions about who will inspect the construction work on the first section of california's high-speed rail system. the current plan calls for whoever lands the contract, construction will also have to hire the inspectors. and they will report to the rail authority but the engineer's union said will could be a conflict of interest. and independent inspectors are needed. high-speed rail officials said it will be rigorous and the agency will be able to add more inspectors if necessary. >>> san mateo transit district will buy new hybrid buses. they have been in service since the 1980s. sam trance said it will save fuel. >>> thousands of meat and poultry products are being recalled because of possible listeria co
a half cent sales tax measure on last november's ballot to help the police department's finances. he decided if he didn't have the spot of city officials, it was time for him to go. the city of san jose still hasn't selected a permanent replacement for chief moore. >>> the bar high lot on the tanker that sideswiped the bay bridge could lose its license. state agency is investigating captain guy's conduct. that is according to the san francisco chronicle. research by the san francisco examiner says he had the most documented incidents between 2009 and 2011. the january 7th collision caused more than $2 million in damage. >>> time now 5:34. sal is back. you are checking highway 4. the roads and bridges and everything. >> that is right highway 4 we will start there. we have a lot of slow traffic there early in the morning. but here in bay point it does look good. it's not all that bad yet in antioch. you will still be slowing a little bit. we're off to a decent start here. if you are driving to the bay bridge the traffic still looks good. yesterday we had a bad commute with a salt truck
will resign at the end of august. for what of taxing health issues". he planning to return to teaching law at u-c berkeley. yudof has been president of the 10-campus system since 2008. he oversaw some tumultuous times. including deep cuts in state funding and academic programs. sharp increases in tuition. and several rowdy on-campus protests. >> visitors to california beaches are being asked to be extra careful when they are near the water this weekend. the weather is expected to to bring warm powerful waves. the coast guard and national park service are warning swimmers and boaters to be on the lookout for rip tides and sneaker waves that could reach up of 20 feet. the weather is good news for spectators headed to the mavericks big surf contest near half moon bay on sunday. >> the weather looks great for the beaches. temperatures today made it in the upper 60s. oakland, 68 degrees. and san jose, mid '60s. san francisco, 64. right now, these current numbers in the 50s for the most part. cooling down to 40's. these numbers are going to get pretty chilly again for tonight. the north bay vall
the closures after voters rejected a property tax increase. >>> and the san mateo city council is ordering a convenience store to close just weeks after it opened. neighbors of the 7-eleven on north san mateo drive complained that it was on property that's zoned residential. the city council agreed and voted last night to shutter the door. an appeal is expected. >>> we're continuing to follow breaking news in the east bay. a fire in crockett. we are going to elizabeth with the very latest. >> okay, thanks, guys. yeah, it's a building fire in crockett right there along the waterfront in a residential neighborhood. and with us on the phone we just got fire battalion chief from crockett dean "columbo." thank you so much for joining us this morning. are the problems fighting this fire? -- are there problems fighting this fire? >> yes. we are having access problems. we are unable to put crews on the pier. it's an old pier. so we are trying to reach things from the shoreline. very difficult to get to the fire that's actually under the pier and still burn
tax increase. >>> the san mateo city council is ordering a convenience store to close just weeks after it opened. neighbors of the 7-eleven on north san mateo drive complained that it was on property that is zoned residential. the city council agreed and voted last night to shut the store down. an appeal is expected. >>> 6:09 now. the tanker that scraped a bay bridge tower last week made a sudden change in course right before that crash. the ship was on course to pass between the c and d towers on the bridge but the bay area news group reports it made a quick turn to the right to go between the d and the e towers instead and that's when it bumped the e tower. >>> settlements are expected in more than 300 claims against pg&e after the san bruno pipeline explosion that killed eight people. attorneys think those cases will be settled in the next three months as the utility hopes to avoid going to trial. already 120 cases have been settled through mediation. >>> and today lance armstrong confirmed what a lot of people have believed all along. >>
tax code. reform our schools and empower the citizens with the skills they need to work hard or learn more, reach higher. but while the means will change, our purpose endures. a nation that rewards the effort and determination of every single american. that is what this moment requires. that is what will give real meaning to our creed. we, the people, still believe that every citizen deserves a basic measure of security and dignitiy. we must make the hard choices to reduce the cost of healthcare and the size of our deficit. but we reject the belief that america must choose between caring for the building this country and investing in the people that will build this future. for we remember the lessons of our past, when the years were af a child with a disability had nowhere to turn. we do not believe in this country freedom is reserved for the lucky or happiness for the few. we recognize that no matter how responsibility we live our lives, any one of us at any time may face a job loss or sudden illness or a home swept away in a terrible storm. the commitments we make to each other, thr
in many years and that was thanks to new tax revenue from proposition 30 as well as spending cuts. >>> oakland police investigating a shooting that seriously injured one man. it happened about 8:00 last night on crest avenue. neighbors say they heard about 30 rounds from what sounded likes an automatic assault rifle. the victim ran. he was taken to the hospital in critical but stable condition. so far no arrests have been made. >>> well, oakland's police chief and the mayor, they are working now to stop the surge in violence. 11 people were wounded in shootings over the weekend, six people have been killed so far this year. the police are blaming a lot of the violence on a feud between rival gangs. it started when a young woman was killed last summer. since then, howard jordan says gangs have been responsible for about 90% of the violent crime. >> we know that's probably 1%, 2% of the population causing this violence. we're focused on them. chief jordan says the police department is already getting help from the chp. he plans to have more police academies and also add 70 officers.
on crime. but many tax ticks that braten is used for -- tactics that bratton is used for were voiced at the city council meeting. [inaudible] >> i say it's time we prosecute the police police -- the police -- [ applause ] >> reporter: the new plan includes hiring brat on -- bratton for $250,000. >> i would say the oakland police department's track record of brutality in murder in my eyes and oakland residents does not deem them fit to create a plan of violence -- rear duesing -- reducing. >> if you really want to hear what he has to say, why don't you buy his book on am ma zahn? [laughter] >> we have an obligation to treat people with dignity and respect and they have an obligation to treat the police with dignity and respect. it works both ways. >> reporter: the plan includes more funding for the police academy to train more officers, hiring 20 police service technicians as well as 11 alameda county sheriff deputies. all of these proposals came from two council members in the wake of the shootings in just an eight-day stretch that left six people dead. the public safety commission
with a very high risk. others, mostly south in san francisco do not show much danger. i could tax and engineers who made the list were looking for wood frame, older and shorter buildings. they say they have the most potential for collapse or sustaining damage during an earthquake. >> a live look the san mateo bridge and everything looks quiet in clear right now. >> as we take a look at the temperature is right now it is north of the shot that we are seeing very cold conditions. concord is at 28 degrees at the freezing mark and livermore. downtown san francisco and waking up to 44 so a mild start there. 43 in hayward and upper 30s in oakland. at 10 mi. of visibility at s f o and there or are no flight delays this morning. santa rosa the visibility is down to 3 mi. heavy fog also falls into the livermore at valley. keep a safe distance between you and the car in front of you. we applaud the contend with in the north bay and temperatures are a little higher this morning so there's more moisture in the air. the good news is later on today we are certainly looking to see an improvement
. and in light of our current state of the apartment with the lack of resources. it was taxing on all of us. people the corresponding to this investigation and more importantly to the public. >> reporter: this is from yesterday. these are pictures from the woman from the garage. she would not allow us this only as this close. they are not saying what the red flags were. but they say that this is an ongoing criminal investigation. the woman's name it has not been released and is not being and george. however, this case is being afforded to the district attorney. she could be facing charges of filing a false police report. they however, still that to take these cases seriously. reporting live in san jose, rob fladeboe, kron 4 news. also in the south bay, a new sketch of a man wanted for trying to snatch a child at a mall. more on the police search for this man - tonight at six. >> the flu has claimed the life of its first bay area resident this season. an elderly woman in santa clara county.. so far, there have been at least four other flu related deaths state-wide. one in sacramento, one in
says the last straw was when the city council voted against putting a half cent sales tax measure on the ballot to help the police department's finances. moore said if he did not vo the -- have the support -- have the support from the city leaders, it was time for him to go. >>> dan oats is right now. police chief in aurora, colorado. this morning, his police department is investigating another deadly shooting. a woman was shot at an apartment complex. and that came after the aurora, colorado shooting. many movie patrons were at the theater during the mass shooting. the city of aurora handed out 2,000 tickets to survivors, first response -- first responders and the volunteers. the mayor of colorado says it shows the resilience of the community. >> there are major new developments in algeria, including some new video of some of the released hostages. >>> and what the u.s. military is reportedly doing. >>> and why a report says republicans have to change certain laws to make it easy for them to win. >>> told for some. cold for some. coast and bay will be really mild to warm. >>> kyl
. >> still ahead on kron 4 morning news a new study shows a drop in child as much taxed. how smoking laws could be a factor. koi??çóÑk?wç >> welcome back. new research finds that more children are being diagnosed with attention deficit hypehyper activity at this order compared to a decade ago. it is a 25% increase from 2001 to 2010. the proportion of 5 to 11 year olds are diagnosed with a-d- h-d increased to 3.1% in 2010. researchers say that better awareness of the condition among parents and doctorsroved access to health care may be behind the trend. increases were significant among whites, blacks, and hispanics, but did not changed significantly among asians, pacific islanders, and other racial groups over 18 year. a drop-in child asthma attacks could be linked to a smoke-free laws. according to a study done in england, there was a 12.3 percent fall in hospital admissions for childhood asthma in the first year after laws against smoking in enclosed public places and work places came into effect in july of 2007. similar anti- smoking legislation and the united states where it has al
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